Malachite (primary, not replacement)
Thumbnail, 2.9 x 2.2 x 1.9 cm
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otikoto Region, Namibia
Ex. Shields and Frances Flynn
These crystals of highly lustrous, forest-green Malachite have a color saturation that is hard to beat. 7 mm in size, these Malachite crystals form an aesthetic cluster that is rich and appealing. NOTE that primary malachite is rare in Tsumeb, as most is occuring here as replacements after azurite